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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adair County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 24,977 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,082 100.0   Native 24,485 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 336 3.3       Born in United States 24,362 97.5
Kindergarten 330 3.3           State of residence 16,462 65.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,029 20.1           Different state 7,900 31.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,161 11.5       Born outside United States 123 0.5
College or graduate school 6,226 61.8   Foreign born 492 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 288 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 228 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 13,316 100.0       Not a citizen 264 1.1
Less than 9th grade 738 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,307 9.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,464 33.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 492 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,582 19.4   Europe 135 27.4
Associate degree 434 3.3   Asia 238 48.4
Bachelor's degree 2,201 16.5   Africa 14 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,590 11.9   Oceania 21 4.3
        Latin America 70 14.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.6 (X)   Northern America 14 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,685 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,077 100.0   English only 22,476 94.9
Never married 8,398 39.8   Language other than English 1,209 5.1
Now married, except separated 9,558 45.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 394 1.7
Separated 189 0.9   Spanish 563 2.4
Widowed 1,277 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 210 0.9
 Female 1,129 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 426 1.8
Divorced 1,655 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.4
 Female 903 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 191 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,977 100.0
           under 18 years 141 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,820 95.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 100 70.9   Arab 22 0.1
        Czech¹ 155 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 86 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,184 100.0   Dutch 537 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,811 9.0   English 2,890 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 683 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,083 24.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,183 100.0   Greek 117 0.5
With a disability 472 6.6   Hungarian 72 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,370 100.0   Irish¹ 3,515 14.1
With a disability 1,865 13.9   Italian 823 3.3
 Percent employed 54.4 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 11,505 86.1   Norwegian 459 1.8
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 300 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,783 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,201 43.2   Russian 72 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 545 2.2
        Scottish 665 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 23,685 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.1
Same house in 1995 10,334 43.6   Swedish 468 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,060 55.1   Swiss 65 0.3
 Same county 4,516 19.1   Ukrainian 49 0.2
 Different county 8,544 36.1   United States or American 2,837 11.4
  Same state 5,262 22.2   Welsh 208 0.8
  Different state 3,282 13.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 28 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 291 1.2   Other ancestries 3,018 12.1
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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